Creating a Smarter Energy Future for the Northwest

Become a member and join our community working to create a smarter energy future for the Northwest.

About Smart Grid Northwest

Smart Grid Northwest is now Grid Forward. See the announcement here.»

Link to our new organization website here.»

Smart Grid Northwest is a trade association with a mission to promote, grow and enable the smart grid industry and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest.
Smart Grid Northwest is dually focused on creating an environment that encourages smart grid industries to thrive while also promoting the deployment of smart grid solutions across the Northwest. Our main activities include:

  • EDUCATION: Advancing dialogue with key regional stakeholders by hosting informational events and conferences, sharing publications, and providing other forums that promote awareness of the value of smart grid
  • PUBLIC POLICY: Advocating for effective regional public policies that enable and stimulate smart grid industry development
  • PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION: Engaging regional stakeholders in efforts that encourage research, commercialization, and demonstration projects and ultimately the implementation of smart grid concepts and technologies

Upcoming Event

GridFWD 2019 | October 8-9, 2019|Seattle, WA
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Utility Roundtable

Creating an environment where utilities can talk openly about smart grid implementation experiences and plans.

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Policy Commitee

Bringing key stakeholders together to discuss the key policy related topics for the region.

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  • PGE
  • Seattle City Light